Top Choice Swiss in Lucerne

Wirtshaus Galliker

Passionately run by the Galliker family for over four generations, this old-style, wood-panelled tavern attracts a lively bunch of regulars. Motherly waitresses dish up Lucerne soul food (rösti, chögalipaschtetli an…
Top Choice Swiss in St Gallen


A late-medieval building housing an atmospheric wood-panelled, candlelit restaurant that showcases all the typical 1st-floor specialities, from bratwurst with fried onions to lamb cutlets, Wiener schnitzel, cordon b…
Swiss in Gruyères

Le Chalet de Gruyères

A quintessential Gruyères address, this cosy wooden chalet strung with cow bells and flowers has all-day fodder (fondue, raclette, grilled meats).
Swiss in Valle Maggia

Ristorante La Froda

Sit at one of five timber tables by the fireside for heaped servings of melt-in-the-mouth stinco di maiale (pork shank), served with the best polenta you are likely to taste. Wash down with a glass of merlot.
Swiss in Appenzell

Gasthaus Linde

This warm, wood-panelled tavern oozes local character and does excellent Appenzell beer fondue. More adventurous diners can tuck into offal specialities.
Swiss in Valle Maggia

Grotto Ca’ Rossa

Spilling onto a flower-strewn garden, this grotto is an atmospheric spot for Tessin specialities, from homemade pasta to butter-soft brasato (braised beef) in merlot.
Swiss in Southwest along the Aare

Habsburg Restaurant

A hearty restaurant at Schloss Habsburg.
Swiss in St Gallen

Am Gallusplatz

Dine below atmospheric vaults at this tavern opposite the cathedral, which was a horse stable in a former life and still has a whiff of late medieval charm about it. The menu plays up meaty classics such as beef str…